Living a sustainable, green lifestyle is an important decision for all people. How we live our daily lives can make all the difference when it comes to the water in our oceans, the air we breathe and the climate around us, and it all leads back to the decisions that we make as citizens of the world. Being conscious about the waste you create means more than just recycling your garbage; it also relies on with the products that you consume. Keep your money organized in an environmentally friendly wallet and you’ll be one step closer to making the world a safer place to live for people and animals alike.
So how can a wallet be environmentally friendly, you ask? Well, it all starts with the materials used to make it. Wallets made from materials like leather and suede are created from the hides of certain animals, and unfortunately it requires killing the animal in order to obtain it. Aside from the dire circumstances for the animals themselves, obtaining leather also greatly contributes to land devastation, water contamination, air pollution and even climate change. Detrimental substances like mineral salts, formaldehyde and various dyes are used to turn the animal skin into leather, and the groundwater found near many leather tanneries often has extremely elevated levels of toxic substances. Needless to say, many people choose to look for alternatives to leather.
For many years now, companies have been creating equally luxurious, stylish wallets without using products that are harmful to animals or to the environment. There are a wide number of materials like canvas, cotton and synthetic materials that are either plant-based or made of manmade products that don’t cause negative effects on the world around us. As a perk for the style-savvy environmentalist, many of these wallets are equally as stylish as their harmful counterparts. Some of them are even made with materials that look just like real leather!
Big Skinny’s signature nylon microfiber wallets are entirely vegan, meaning that they’re created without the use of any animal products or byproducts. If you’ve been paying attention, you likely understand that not using animal products means much less impact on the environment as well. With Big Skinny’s ecofriendly wallets, you can preserve the quality of the world’s oceans and keep your credit cards organized all with one impressive product.